Surprise Information

Surprise Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Surprise, AZ

General Surprise Information

State: Arizona

County: Maricopa County

Close cities: Peoria, AZ, Waddell, AZ, Litchfield Park, AZ, Wittmann, AZ, Sun City, AZ, El Mirage, AZ, Youngtown, AZ, San Manuel, AZ, Yarnell, AZ, Sun City West, AZ

Surprise Population (census data)
Total 90,717 (+179.4% since 2000)
Male 44,576 (49.1%)
Female 46,141 (50.9%)

Population Density: 1,305 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 95.5 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 69.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $64,206

Zip Codes: 85378, 85387, 85374, 85379, and 85388.

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Surprise Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (71.8%)
  • Hispanic (23.3%)
  • Other race (7.9%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.0%)
  • English (11.7%)
  • Irish (11.2%)
  • United States (5.7%)
  • Italian (5.4%)
  • Polish (3.3%)
Foriegn Born: 3,446 people (3.8%)
  • Latin America (76.1%)
  • Europe (23.9%)

Local Surprise Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks, San Diego Padres
NFL Football: San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Phoenix Suns
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University

Surprise School Information

High Schools
Valley Vista High School (15550 N. Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Dysart Unified District District)
West-Mec - Willow Canyon High School (17901 W Lundburg Street, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - West-Mec - Western Maricopa Education Center District)
Willow Canyon High School (17901 W Lundberg Street, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Dysart Unified District District)
Elementary Schools
Ashton Ranch Elementary School (14898 W Acoma Drive, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Dysart Unified District District)
Cimarron Springs Elementary (17032 W Surprise Farms Loop South, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Dysart Unified District District)
Countryside Elementary (15047 N Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Dysart Unified District District)
Imagine Charter Elementary School At Rosefield (12050 N Bullard Avenue, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Rosefield Charter Elementary School, Inc. District)
Kingswood Elementary School (15150 West Mondell Road, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Dysart Unified District District)
Marley Park Elementary (15042 W Sweetwater Road, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Dysart Unified District District)
Parkview Elementary (15800 N. Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Dysart Unified District District)
Sunset Hills Elementary (17825 W Sierra Montana Loop, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Dysart Unified District District)
West Point Elementary (13700 W Greenway Road, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Dysart Unified District District)
Western Peaks Elementary (18063 W Surprise Farms Loop So, Surprise, AZ, 85388 - Dysart Unified District District)
Other/Private Schools
Arizona Charter Academy (16011 N Dysart Road, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Success School District)
Carden Traditional School Of Surprise (15688 W Acoma, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Carden Elementary School District)
E-Institute At Acoma (15688 W Acoma, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - E-Institute Charter Schools, Inc. District)
Paradise Education Center (15533 W Paradise Lane, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Paragon Management, Inc. District)
Rancho Gabriela (15272 West Gabriela Drive, Surprise, AZ, 85379 - Dysart Unified District District)
Superior School (16025 N Dysart Road, Suite 100, Surprise, AZ, 85374 - Superior School District)

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